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post #1 of 10 (permalink) Old 01-04-2015, 04:41 PM Thread Starter
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Hey guys is there anyone out there that can direct me to where i can buy an actual functional shark fin antenna, so i can get rid of the ugly stock antenna. I have done a search for one and all i get are fake ones that aren't functional.

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Vg shark fin

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Amazon has VG shark fins for your G8. That's where I got mine from.

http://www.amazon.com/2008-2009-Pontiac-Antenna-Custom-Painted/dp/B008L59I7W/ref=sr_1_5?ie=UTF8&qid=1420413041&sr=8-5&keywords=VG+shark+fin+g8

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funtional shark fin

thx 1fastmf for what type to buy. You wouldn't happen to have the website link to where you bought it. My G8 is the VOODOO BLUE color.
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The company name is in the link posted above. It's above the STAR rating.

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I have been wanting to do this, but I'm afraid It might not be as clear as the oem antenna

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I have been wanting to do this, but I'm afraid It might not be as clear as the oem antenna
If you live in a city/suburb you won't notice a difference at all

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I have been wanting to do this, but I'm afraid It might not be as clear as the oem antenna
Several people have said that the range drop on FM is noticeable but not a killer.

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VG's website's been under construction for at least a year now, but I was able to order direct from them via the link on their site.
I didn't notice any range issues, but I usually listen to XM or an MP3.

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My shark fin had no loss in signal. Same as OE antenna.

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